Resort to War, 1st Edition

  • Meredith Reid Sarkees American University
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  • ISBN-10: 1604266716
  • ISBN-13: 9781604266719
  • DDC: 355.02
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 577 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released June 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Resort to War utilizes Correlates of War data to analyze over 1,000 wars waged from 1816 to 2007. The editors highlight major patterns across eras and regions, including the advent of non-state ethnic wars, identifying which categories of war are becoming more or less prevalent over time, and connections between the different types of war. Based on authoritative, highly standardized, systematic coding methods, Resort to War is a definitive source for students and researchers examining patterns of international conflict; it is the essential guide to the data, trends, and context of these violent encounters.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Tables and Figures.
1: The Interstate and International Systems.
2: Defining and Categorizing Wars.
3: The Inter-State Wars, Part 1.
4: The Inter-State Wars, Part 2.
5: The Extra-State Wars, Part 1.
6: The Extra-State Wars, Part 2.
7: The Intra-State Wars, Part 1.
8: The Intra-State Wars, Part 2.
9: The Non-State Wars.
10: What do we Know About War?.
Chronological List of All Wars.
Selected Bibliography.